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Jose R. Cintron, MD  


Colon & Rectal Surgery


John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital



Faculty Rank:

Division Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County; Former Program Director of the Colon and Rectal Residency Program of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Board Certification:

General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery

Medical Education:

New York University School of Medicine


General Surgery Residency: North Shore University / Cornell University, New York; Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency: University of Medicine & Dentistry Of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson

Research Interests:

Cancer of the colon, rectum, and anus; laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery; complex anorectal diseases; surgery for inflammatory bowel disease.